oil on canvas
Framed: 50 × 40 in. (127 × 101.6 cm)
Unframed: 38 1/2 × 28 1/4 in. (97.79 × 71.76 cm)
Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund
Two Republics: 17th Century Dutch & 19th Century American Art for the Common Man, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA, October 5, 2014 – January 11, 2015

Art and Home: Dutch Interiors in the Age of Rembrandt, The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, September 26, 2001 - January 20, 2002; Denver Museum, Denver, CO, March 2 - May 26, 2002

Children’s Portraits in the Low Countries 1550-1700, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, October 8 - December 31, 2000; Koniklijk voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, January 22- April 21, 2001

Life in Holland in the 17th Century, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL; The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, January - May, 1975

The International Art Treasures Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1962
Zohn, Kristen Miller. Two Republics 17th Century Dutch & 19th Century American Art for the Common Man. Exhibition guide. Columbus, GA: The Columbus Museum, 2014. (No. 7, p. 6, cover)

Franits, Wayne. Pieter De Hooch: A Woman Preparing Bread and Butter For a Boy Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2006. (No. 48, p. 50).

Westermann, Mariet. Art and Home Dutch Interiors in the Age of Rembrandt. Zwolle: Waanders Publishers, 2001. (No. 92, p. 64).

Bedaux, Jan Baptist and Rudi Ekkart, eds. Pride and Joy: Children’s Portraits in the Netherlands 1500-1700. Amsterdam: Ludion Press Ghent, 2000. (No. 66, p. 243).

Franits, Wayne E. Paragons of Virtue, Women and Domesticity in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993. (P. 155; 157).

Bedaux, Jan Baptist. The Reality of Symbols: Studies in the Iconology of Netherlandish Art 1400-1800. The Hague: Gary Schwarts/SDU Publications, 1990. (P. 127, color plate IV).

Sutton, Peter C. A Guide to Dutch Art in America. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1986. (No. 381, p. 254).

Haak, Bob. The Golden Age Dutch Painters of the Seventeenth Century. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1984. (No. 898, p. 412).

“New Programs Tailored for Young Mothers.” VMFA Bulletin 44/8 (April 1984).

The International Art Treasures Exhibition. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1962. Exhibition catalogue. (No. 33).

“Dutch Genre Painting.” Conoisseur, November 1958. (P. 122).
(Unknown dealer, Paris) by 1913; [1] Collection of H. Pryce, Esq., Teignmouth, Devon. (Leonard Koetser Ltd., London) by 1963; Purchased by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), Richmond, Virginia in September of 1963. [2]

[1] Unconfirmed. Art historian Peter C. Sutton, specialist in 17th Century Dutch art, believes that this painting was incorrectly attributed to Pieter de Hooch under the title "Portrait of a Prince of Orange," and sold in Paris on January 25, 1813. Letter from Peter C. Sutton dated March 28, 1978. See VMFA Curatorial file and Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonne of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch Painters of the 17th Century, Volume I (London: Macmillan, 1907), p. 566, no. 323.

[2] Accessioned on September 6, 1963. See VMFA Curatorial file.

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